When the Beat Was Born Comprehension & Response One-Pager (Editable!)

When the Beat Was Born Comprehension & Response One-Pager (Editable!)
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Support your students as they engage with this John Steptoe New Talent Award winning text and construct their independent responses! This one-pager can be used as a guided notes activity, individual literacy work, or review for unit assessments. Aligns with Fountas & Pinnell Sixth Grade Read Aloud selections and unit plans.

When the Beat Was Born tells the story of music pioneer DJ Kool Herc and the creation of Hip Hop! This text can be used to connect with students' prior knowledge of hip hip and their personal interests/assets as well! This text facilitates engaging discussions about ingenuity, hard work, immigration, family, and cultural issues.

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-PDF One-Pager Document

-Editable PowerPoint Slide (Read to print in 8.5 x 11 in. format)

*Note: This product is in no way affiliated with the Fountas & Pinnell Reading Curriculum

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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